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Ironside Stone Works and the Environment

As a natural product, Natural Stone is inherently earth-friendly. Natural stone currently offers many attractive, environmentally friendly attributes, including an enduring life-cycle, durability, ease of care and maintenance, recyclability, and quarry and manufacturing best practices.


Using natural stone shows that we take responsibility to care for the earth by actively striving to preserve, restore or improve the natural environment. Conserving resources, preventing pollution, and minimizing waste are some ways the stone industry is working to be eco-friendly through green building.


The quarry operates to minimize the land disturbed and still maintain a quality product for their customers.  As an area is depleted of resources, it is turned back into an environment similar to its surroundings.

There are many benefits to the use of natural stone. There are a large variety of applications for natural stone- both interior and exterior. This stone is kept in its natural state, with its many colors, textures, variations, and can be cut to suit a variety of needs.

Ironside Stone's unique parallel tops and bottoms add to the value of this natural stone. The Stone's versatility offers numerous products and encourages limitless design potential. Interior applications of natural stone include fireplaces, wine cellars, walls, floors, and even countertops. With advancement with in-floor heat, even these beautiful floors will radiate warmth as well as charm. 

Exterior applications of natural stone include outdoor fireplaces, kitchens, stone walls, patios, pool surrounds, water features with columns, chimneys and siding for homes and buildings. Natural stone exhibits a durability not found in other building materials. Unlike synthetic or man-made materials, Ironside Stone Works' Stone products, literally taken from a mountain, with minimal tooling, are a 100% natural stone that won't fade with time.

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With growing concern over the environmental impact of materials used in any project, you can feel confident that natural stone is a green choice. It is readily available as a naturally occurring material, with no gas by-products to impair air quality, it also possesses exceptional durability for low maintenance and structural permanence. Using natural stone for your projects shows that you care about the environment and consciously strive to preserve it. 

As natural as it is beautiful, Ironside Stone Works' Stone is remarkable easy to work with. If selecting stone veneer for your project, you'll find it easy, efficient, and economical. Our thin stone comes ready to use; some additional cutting or finishing may be required. Thin stone is also significantly lighter and easier to handle resulting in faster installation and reduced labor costs. 

We also offer an array of designs from Ashlar, Stacked Stone, Ledgestone, Wall Caps & Sills, Arches for doors and windows, as well as columns, mantels, and hearths. 

This stone can actually be a more cost-effective alternative to man-made or cultured stone. In addition, natural stone is simple to care for, has an appearance that improves with age, and can last a lifetime.

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